[sf-perl] Prototypes, List::MoreUtils and subroutine references, OH MY!

Jeffrey Ryan Thalhammer jeff at imaginative-software.com
Fri Mar 29 09:42:18 PDT 2013

On Mar 29, 2013, at 9:21 AM, Chris Weyl wrote:

> That's the way it is.  Prototypes are only used when a sub is invoked as a function, not from a coderef or method; this make sense in their context of providing the capacity to emulate built in functions.

I think of prototypes as a compile-time thing.  

Dereferencing a subroutine ref is a run-time event.  

Perl knows nothing about prototypes at that point.

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